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Schoenoplectus lacustris tabernaemontani ‘Zebrinus’ (photo courtesy of San Marcos Growers)
Schoenoplectus lacustris tabernaemontani ‘Zebrinus’ (photo courtesy of San Marcos Growers)

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Schoenoplectus lacustris tabernaemontani ‘Zebrinus’

Zebra Rush
Cyperaceae
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants, Perennials

Zebra rush forms an upright, grassy clump to 2–4 ft. tall and wide. Hollow, leafless, dark green stems are banded horizontally with light yellow; striping fades late in the season and in strong sun. Will grow in several inches of water. Best used at edges of pools and ponds. To increase your planting, divide clumps in spring. Native to several parts of the world.

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